The Dora Teitelboim
Center is dedicated to carrying
on its namesake's legacy through translating and publishing the works
of Jewish writers, scholars and poets the world over and circulating them
at reduced costs to Jewish cultural institutions, schools and organizations.
In order to accentuate the beauty of these writings, the center produces
artwork reflective of the struggle of the Jewish people and their triumph
The original artwork is
displayed prominently at Jewish centers and galleries. And the Center’s
newly published books can be found at the Dora Teitelboim Memorial
Library at Temple Beth Or in Miami. The library also contains important
Yiddish works by the great masters as well as other important authors.
Advancing Jewish Culture And the Yiddish
one of the most dramatic Yiddish poets in this century,
was committed to advancing Yiddish culture through her published writings
and international lectures.
The Dora Teitelboim Center is dedicated
to carrying on its namesake's legacy through translating the works
of Yiddish writers, scholars and poets the world over, running Yiddish
education and cultural programming and presenting a new generation of emerging
writers and artists.
The Center translates the works of emerging or
overlooked Yiddish writers and produces bi-lingual, multi-lingual or English
publications, children's books and anthologies.
Annual International Jewish Writing
To promote Jewish Culture, the Center sponsors an annual
writing contest which seeks to attract new writers, in both English
and Yiddish. Winners are published in leading Jewish magazines and in future
To disseminate high quality Yiddish works
to schools, libraries and Jewish homes, the Foundation donates and distributes
books to a variety of institutions with special needs.
Art Gallery & Cultural
In an effort to demonstrate the contributions
of Jewish artists and writers, and to bring Jewish culture to the South
Florida community and the public in general, the Center operates an
art gallery and cultural center featuring the works of various
artists and translators, including those of Aaron Kramer, Dana Craft,
Saul Lishinsky, and Curt Leviant. It is the home of the Dora Teitelboim Memorial
Library, where lectures and seminars are held for the purpose of advancing